Gangapur Dam Water Level Today

The Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) heaved a sigh of relief as the intense and widespread rainfall in the city in the last 24 hours, especially in the catchment areas, has increased the water storage in the Gangapur dam.Civic sources said that the current water storage in the Gangapur Dam will ensure a steady supply of water to Nashik at least till August 31.

water outages,” officials added.Until last week, the civic body was in panic mode as the available water storage in the Gangapur dam was rapidly depleting due to sparse rainfall in the catchment areas. Depleted water reserves in the dam would allow the civic association to provide steady supplies only until July 31.

Gangapur Dam Water Level Today

In the last 24 hours, while Nashik city witnessed more than 57 mm of rainfall, the cumulative rainfall during this period in the five catchment taluks of Igatpuri, Trimbakeshwar, Peth, Dinodri and Surgana was 431 mm.The water storage in Gangapur Dam, which meets most of the city’s water requirements, has now increased to 2,031 million cubic feet (mcft), which is more than 88 million cubic feet more than the water storage available at the same time last year.

On July 7 this year, the dam had a water storage of 1,447 mcft. NMC administrator Ramesh Pawar told TOI that the extensive rain in the last 24 hours was a “great relief” for the civic body on the waterfront.“However, we will hold a review meeting on water availability on July 15 to talk about our future plan,” he added. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rainfall in parts of the district till July 12.

The water level in Darna dam rose to 3,271 mcft while it rose to 6,237 mcft at Girna dam. Water levels in all 24 large and medium dams rose from 17,064 mcft on July 7 to 20,716 mcft till Saturday morning (an increase of 3,652 mcft).Meanwhile, light to heavy showers lashed parts of Nashik city including urban areas at intervals on Saturday. According to the traffic police, just like on Friday, there were traffic restrictions in some busy areas of the city after the rain. The department had to deploy its personnel to regulate the movement of vehicles.

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